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Academic Excellence Workshops Enhancing Learning Outcomes and Community Building for STEM Students and Beyond . Academic Excellence Workshops. What is an Academic Excellence Workshop?. AEW. Group study, facilitated by trained peer leaders Little to no lecturing - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Academic Excellence Workshops

Enhancing Learning Outcomes and Community Building for STEM Students and Beyond

Academic Excellence WorkshopsWhat is an Academic Excellence Workshop?Group study, facilitated by trained peer leaders

Little to no lecturing

Interactive coaching, nurturing, mentorship

AEWDr. Uri Treisman established the Mathematics Workshop Program as a component of the Professional Development Program (PDP), an affirmative action effort of the University of California Academic Senate, Berkeley Division.

Graduate instructors AEW HistoryThis approach was a Substantial departure from the individualized tutoring, self-paced instruction, mentoring, and study skills courses which constituted the pedagogical methodology of institutionalized minority programs.

AEW HistoryTransition from Graduate instructors to Undergraduate facilitators via MEP.AEW HistoryMaximizing Engineering PotentialRecruitmentSummer ProgramMEPClusteringAEW Group StudyIntroduction to Engineering Course

MEPAdvising and CounselingPeer MentoringScholarshipsMEPIndustry Advisory BoardEmployment OpportunitiesProfessional DevelopmentAcademic Excellence Workshops clusters MEP students in common sections of their chemistry, math and physics courses and requires group study of the students who are clustered in these classes. AEW in MEPExpected outcomes:Academic performance/RetentionGroup study skillsGroup study appreciation

AEW in MEPFacilitator SelectionPrior AEW participantOutgoing personalityCommunication skills

Facilitator Training2- day sessionAEW in MEPAEW Facilitator

Why did you do that?Is this problem similar to any others you have worked? How?How do you know your answer is correct? What do you think?Is there another way to do this?AEW in MEPFaculty InvolvementDesignated Clustered ClassAgree to meet with FacilitatorProvide and Review ResultsAEW in MEPAEW RulesNot remedialNot a homework problem sessionNever help one individual with homework in AEWFacilitator hoursInformality over formality

AEW in MEPPriority RegistrationPermission numbers

Scheduling

AEW in MEP

Average AEW GPA Comparisons 2006-2010

Science Educational Enhancement ServicesShare AEWLSAMP-funded, et. al.Departmental and College collaboration

AEW in MEP and SEESCampus-wide adoption of AEW

Realities of the economyAEW and BeyondWe can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.It's not that I'm so smart , it's just that I stay with problems longer .You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.-Albert Einstein

Parting MessageThank you for having me!-Milton